2011 Tony Awards

2011 Tony Awards

The Book of Mormon and War Horse were the big winners at the 65th Annual Tony Awards presentation in New York today. The Book of Mormon took out nine Tonys in the Musical categories, including Best Musical, while War Horse took out awards in five Play categories, including Best Play.

Aussie designers of the Australian musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert
, Tim Chappel & Lizzy Gardiner, took out the Tony for Best Costume Design of a Musical, while the other Australian nominee, Tony Sheldon, missed out on the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical taken out by Norbert Leo Butz for his performance in Catch Me If You Can
.

A full list of the Tony Award Winners follows.

 

Best Musical

The Book of Mormon
 - Producers: Anne Garefino, Scott Rudin, Roger Berlind, Scott M. Delman, Jean Doumanian, Roy Furman, Important Musicals LLC, Stephanie P. McClelland, Kevin Morris, Jon B. Platt, Sonia Friedman Productions, Stuart Thompson

Best Play

War Horse
 - Author: Nick Stafford 
Producers: Lincoln Center Theater, André Bishop, Bernard Gersten, National Theatre of Great Britain, Nicholas Hytner, Nick Starr, Bob Boyett, War Horse LP

Best Revival of a Musical

Anything Goes
 - Producers: Roundabout Theatre Company, Todd Haimes, Harold Wolpert, Julia C. Levy

Best Revival of a Play

The Normal Heart
 - Producers: Daryl Roth, Paul Boskind, Martian Entertainment, Gregory Rae, Jayne Baron Sherman/Alexander Fraser

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

Norbert Leo Butz - Catch Me If You Can

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play


Mark Rylance - Jerusalem

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

Sutton Foster - Anything Goes

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play


Frances McDormand - Good People

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical


John Larroquette, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical


Nikki M. James - The Book of Mormon

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play

John Benjamin Hickey - The Normal Heart

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

Ellen Barkin - The Normal Heart

Best Book of a Musical

The Book of Mormon
- Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone

Best Scenic Design of a Musical


Scott Pask - The Book of Mormon

Best Scenic Design of a Play


Rae Smith - War Horse

Best Costume Design of a Musical

Tim Chappel & Lizzy Gardiner - Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Best Costume Design of a Play


Desmond Heeley -  The Importance of Being Earnest

Best Lighting Design of a Musical


Brian MacDevitt - The Book of Mormon

Best Lighting Design of a Play

Paule Constable - War Horse

Best Sound Design of a Play


Christopher Shutt, War Horse

Best Sound Design of a Musical

Brian Ronan - The Book of Mormon

Best Direction of a Play

Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris - War Horse

Best Direction of a Musical

Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker - The Book of Mormon

Best Choreography


Kathleen Marshall - Anything Goes

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

The Book of Mormon - 
Music & Lyrics: Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone

Best Orchestrations

The Book of Mormon 
- Marc Shaiman & Larry Blank

Total Awards

Musicals

Book of Mormon - 9

Anything Goes - 3

Catch Me if You Can - 1

Priscilla - 1

How to Succeed - 1

Plays

War Horse - 5

The Normal Heart - 3

Good People - 1

Jerusalem - 1

The Importance of Being Earnest
 - 1

Recipients of Awards and Honors in Non-competitive Categories

Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
 - Athol Fugard
Philip J. Smith

Regional Theatre Tony Award - 
Lookingglass Theatre Company (Chicago, Ill.)

Isabelle Stevenson Award - 
Eve Ensler

Special Tony Award
 - Handspring Puppet Company

Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre
 - William Berloni
The Drama Book Shop
Sharon Jensen and Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts

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